Damascus bombing death toll rises to 18

BEIRUT: A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus on Sunday, with a monitor reporting 18 killed in the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months. Syrian state media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said security forces intercepted three car bombers on their way into the More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Indian troops martyr three more Kashmiri youth in IOK

SRINAGAR: Indian troops on Thursday martyred three more civilians in Pulwama district of occupied Kashmir. The bodies of youth identified as Abdul Majid, Shariq Ahmad and Irshad Ahmad were recovered from the debris More...

By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman, capping a meteoric rise for the 31-year-old that puts him one step from the throne. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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31 killed in ethnic violence in central Mali

BAMAKO: Thirty-one people were killed over the weekend in central Mali as ethnic groups clashed over land in a zone where the state is near-absent and jihadists roam freely. Nomadic Fulani people and farmers from More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Pakistan played “perfect game” in CT win: Gilchrist

NEW DELHI: Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist on Monday credited Pakistan´s adaptability and perseverance in the face of domestic challenges as key to their rout of favourites India in the Champions Trophy. Pakistan, More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Azarenka ready for ‘new part of career’

PARIS: Former world number one and two-time Grand Slam title winner Victoria Azarenka returns to tennis after a year s absence this week, claiming “I m ready for a new part of my career”. The 27-year-old More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Pakistan face India in Hockey World League semifinal today

LONDON: The third Sunday of June has become the Super Sunday for Pakistan-India sports fans, as both the teams face each other in cricket as well as in hockey. The arch-rivals are all set to lock horns in the final More...

By admin On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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57 dead in central Portugal wildfires, many killed in cars

PENELA, Portugal: Raging forest fires in central Portugal have killed at least 57 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, and injured scores of others, the government said Sunday. Nearly 600 firefighters More...